Get Rid of Darkness Around Your Neck With These Home Remedies

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Mar 10, 2014

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Having a clean neck is as important as having a clean face. Did you notice the dirt amassed on your neck while cleansing other parts of your body?
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    Cleaning Your Neck

    Neck can be the most ignored part of the body at times. Though we often wash our faces at least twice a day, the dark creases around the neck go unnoticed. Most of times, scrubbing or washing the neck is ignored which causes dirt to accumulate around the neck. The blackness on the neck can damage your overall personality and deter your self-confidence.
    To avoid such conditions, here are some home-remedies which can help you fight the dark patches around the neck and make your skin soft and glowing.

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    If you wish to have a glowing skin and remove all the dead cells around your neck, applying grated cucumber or its juice can be a useful remedy. Gently scrubbing the neck with cucumber juice and leaving it for 15 minutes can give you desired results.

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    Lemon Juice

    Lemon is always used as a natural bleaching agent. Lemon contains citric acid which helps in lightening of the skin. People with sensitive skin should always use diluted lemon juice to apply on their skin. Rub diluted lemon juice on the dark creases around neck with cotton balls. Leave it for 10-20 minutes and then rinse it off with water. Make sure you do not expose the skin immediately into sunlight after using lemon juice on skin.

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    Honey and Tomato

    Just like lemon, tomato also contains citric acid which helps reducing darkness of the skin. Applying honey can naturally provide the required moisture. Mix honey with tomato and lemon juice and apply it on the neck. Keep it for 20 minutes and wash it off. In order to get best results, apply the mixture daily.

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    Almonds contain vitamins which are essential for a healthy skin. Almond oil also works as a moisturizer for the skin. Take almond and milk powder and mix it with honey. Apply this mixture on the dark areas of your neck. Keep it for at least 30 minutes and rinse it off with water.

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    Olive Oil

    Olive oil provides your skin the desired nourishment and moisture. Olive oil mixed with lemon juice will not only lighten the tone of your neck but will also leave your skin soft and tender. Keep the mixture for at least 20 minutes and get the desired results.

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    Aloe Vera

    Aloe vera is always considered to be a wonder remedy for skin and hair. The results you will see after applying Aloe vera gel on the neck and keeping it for 20 minutes can leave you speechless. Apply the gel on daily basis to achieve perfect results.

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    Potato also works as a bleaching agent. Using grated potato or potato juice on the neck can help you get rid of the dark patches on your neck. Leave it for 15 minutes and then remove it with water. A mixture of potato and lemon juice can also help you get quick results.

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    Walnut can be used as natural scrubber on the skin which helps removing dead skin and darkness. Walnut consists of vitamins and zinc which provide nourishment to your skin. Apply a mixture of walnut and milk. Scrub your neck with this paste and then leave it for 10 minutes before cleaning it with cold water.

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    Yoghurt contains acid which lighten and cleanse the skin. Applying yoghurt on the affected areas of the neck and leaving it for 10-15 minutes can clean your neck and help you get rid of the dark patches.

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    Turmeric has been used for medication proposes since centuries. It holds medicinal value thus working as a home-made remedy to cure bruises. Also, turmeric helps in treating many skin related problems. Apply turmeric mixed with milk on the dark area of the neck and keep it for 15 minutes. You can also mix turmeric with yoghurt or honey to have a clean neck.
    Having a glowing neck is as important as having a clean and radiating face. But often this portion of the body is missed out. Using these quick home-made remedies can help you get rid of the dirt that accumulates on the neck.

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